Friday News Roundup
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firm Beyond Skin prize
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- Veganism’s next goal: animal-free farming
"When veganism is central to your life, you don’t just avoid meat,
fish and dairy.
"You also: Fill your Instagram feed with vegan mottos. Get involved in
a pig rescue. Feed your pooch “plant-powered” dog chews. Launch a
cruelty-free skin care line. Go to law school to defend animals. Tell
guys who ask you out to first watch the eco-doc “Cowspiracy: The
Sustainability Secret” and then call back to discuss it.
"“There is being vegan, and there’s being plant-based,” said Rocio
Sambrano, 35, of Stockton, who does all those things. “Being vegan,
you’re not defined by what you eat, but how you live your life.”"
Is Sheffield the new vegan capital of the UK? Here are a few reasons why
"Forget Berlin, NYC and Los Angeles, the South Yorkshire city of
Sheffield has emerged as a contender in the race to be named an
international city of veganism.
"Long famed as a historic steel-producing town and the birthplace of
countless legendary pop and rock bands (The Human League, Pulp, and
The Arctic Monkeys just to name a few), Sheffield is now getting busy
establishing itself as a hot spot for plant-based cuisine.
"With everything from a vegan grocery store to a burger bar churning
out decadent plant-based freak shakes, Sheffield is fast becoming the
vegan capital of the UK.
"The city is even celebrating its first vegan beer festival this month
(full disclosure, it’s organised by me), so there can be no debate
when it comes to its plant-based credentials."